- Cosmeceuticals: separating fact from voodoo scienceCarl R Thornfeldt
Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA
Skinmed 4:214-20. 2005..The evidence base of marketed cosmeceutical products presented in major English language forums will be presented. Moreover, it will provide a framework for how to distinguish fact from fiction in today's slick marketing campaigns...
- Cosmeceuticals containing herbs: fact, fiction, and futureCarl Thornfeldt
Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Dermatol Surg 31:873-80; discussion 880. 2005..Herbal medicine is now used by over half of the American population. Yet the American medical community generally lacks knowledge of the function, metabolism, interaction, adverse reactions, and preparation of herbal products...
- Chronic inflammation is etiology of extrinsic agingCarl R Thornfeldt
Founder and CEO, Episciences, Inc, Fruitland, ID, USA
J Cosmet Dermatol 7:78-82. 2008..This review will present the scientific rationale substantiating the conclusion that chronic inflammation is the common denominator in many mucocutaneous pathophysiologic processes including extrinsic skin aging...